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Gluten Free Products

Gluten free products on prescription for treatment of coeliac and dermatitis herpetiformis

The Department of Health consulted on the availability of gluten free foods on prescription in 2017. The decision was made to restrict prescribing to breads and flour mixes only. A review of products is underway. We will look at prescribing guidance for gluten free products following the Department of Health work.

Archive documents are available in the Supporting Information panel on the right.

Appropriate prescribing of gluten free foods

This report aims to identify the issues surrounding the prescription and procurement of gluten-free products to enable potential management solutions and service delivery models to be explored.

Summary of Recommendations for Gluten Free Prescribing

This one page document offers GPs a summary of LPP’s recommendations for gluten free prescribing.